St. Andrew of Crete
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Saints who lived, borned or died  İn Asia Minor Anatolia, Turkey

St. Andrew of Crete

Venerable Father
went him to the imperial capital of Constantinople
as his official representative at the
Sixth Ecumenical Council
was appointed Archdeacon at the "Great Church" of Hagia Sophia
Born     c. 650 Damascus
Died     July 4, 8th century Mytilene
Honored in     
Eastern Orthodox Church
Roman Catholicism
Attributes     Vested as a bishop, holding a Gospel Book or scroll,
with his right hand raised in blessing. Iconographically,
St. Andrew is depicted with a full head of grey hair and a long,
tapering grey beard.
Feast     July 4


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